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Synonyms for hook

catch

by hook or by crook

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hook something or someone up

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  • connect (up)
  • link (up)
  • fix (up)

hook up with someone

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  • get together with
  • meet (up) with
  • join forces with
  • unite with

hook, line, and sinker

off the hook

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a device for fastening or for checking motion

to take (another's property) without permission

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a catch for locking a door

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a sharp curve or crook

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anything that serves as an enticement

a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer

a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

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fasten with a hook

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make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left

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take by theft

make off with belongings of others

hit with a hook

catch with a hook

to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

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secure with the foot

entice and trap

approach with an offer of sexual favors

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References in classic literature ?
We must tell old Hook at once, or he'll never forgive us," said Harker.
Sir Isaac Hook was still sitting propped up against the stump of the tree, and that for the best of reasons.
And I suppose," went on Fisher, smoothly, "that is why you, too, told us lies about having found Hook alive.
The feature here was the fancy of old Hook for being the first man up every morning, his fixed routine as an angler, and his annoyance at being disturbed.
Nobody'd guess you'd palmed the hooks and connected them.
For catching the wariest bottom fish, a "knocker rig" where the sinker slides all the way to the hook is often your best bet.
Use a Palomar knot to attach your line to the front hook of the worm while leaving ample tag length for a drop-shot weight.
The Surefire circuit requires a purposeful, half-second press against the hook release button, guarding against inadvertent load loss resulting from accidental contact with the release button during flight.
The Harrington product line includes spreader beams, lifting beams, coil lifters, bar tongs, pallet lifters and fork truck hooks and complement Harrington's leadership in manufacturing quality chain hoists, electric hoists and wire rope hoists.
A reusable protective undergarment comprising: an outer member conforming to the waist and groin of a wearer; a pocket member removably attached to the outer member; an absorbent pad insertable into and removable from the pocket member; and complementary hook and loop fasteners, arranged on a backside of the pocket member to attach corners of the pocket member to the outer member.
He fished as he normally did but dedicated 2 surface lines to our study, set with a circle hook and a comparable-size J hook.
While hook strength is one aspect, sharpness is another and although many hooks can be sharpened to some extent, it is better to change no-brand hooks to a quality product such as Gamakatsu.
Thanks to Hook, the Dark Ones have now taken over the town.
The question usually is answered with the appropriate physics involved, both for the natural and the reverse hook.
Put your hook through the second lefthand peg, hook the bottom band, and loop forward to its original peg in front.